Television

Op-Ed

The Women of 'The Sopranos' Taught Me I Can Only Be Myself

On "The Sopranos," women can be wives or mistresses; dependent or independent; but the men of the show, like the men in my own life, may never see them as multifaceted, complex people.
Sophia Giovannitti
1.10.19
Culture

'I'm Here Because of the Internet': How Web Series Made New TV Stars

Just days before the 76th Golden Globes Awards, we talked to Quinta Brunson and Sam Bailey about how their digital shows translated to mainstream success on television.
Terry Nguyen
1.2.19
Culture

MTV Reboots 'True Life' With a Look at the Lives of Kardashian Stans

In the reboot of MTV's critically acclaimed show, "True Life," the first episode's subjects go to great lengths to look like the Kardashians.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.2.19
Culture

Here's How TV Depicted Abortion Stories This Year

In a new report, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health found that shows like "Insecure," "Empire," and "Star" highlighted the reality of abortions for women of color.
Bianca Betancourt
12.26.18
Television

No Talk of Calories on the 'Great British Bake Off,' Please

Judge Prue Leith has violated the sanctity of the "Great British Bake Off" tent with something truly terrible: the concept of "calories."
Marie Solis
11.29.18
Culture

‘Latin History for Morons’ Falls Short on the Latinx Experience

Despite John Leguizamo’s attempt to frame the Latinx experience in Netflix's "Latin History for Morons" as monolithic, it isn’t.
Bianca Betancourt
11.8.18
Culture

Please Spare Us From a 'Clueless' Reboot

The iconic 90s film, "Clueless" is set to be remade but we've got a solid case as to why this is a horrible idea.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.26.18
tv

Witchcraft in TV and Movies Has Always Been Gay as Hell

From Willow and Tara in "Buffy" to Sabrina the Teenage Witch's co-parenting aunts, pop culture has always had a magical queer streak.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.18.18
Culture

Netflix's New 'Tales of the City' Series Is Packed With Trans Talent

The highly anticipated Netflix series will feature some of the industry's most talented trans actors, writers, and directors—including Jen Richards, Daniela Vega, and Silas Howard.
Diana Tourjée
10.16.18
Culture

Remember that 'Charmed' Episode About Gender Roles?

When Prue Halliwell turns into a man to lure a testosterone-consuming succubus, the sisters, and really all of us, learn a lesson on stereotypical gender roles.
Shamira Ibrahim
10.15.18
Television

This New Netflix Show Is About an Afro-Colombian, Time-Traveling Teen Witch

"Siempre Bruja" tells the story of a 19-year-old who is burnt at the stake in the 17th century and wakes up in present-day Cartagena.
Zing Tsjeng
10.12.18
Cold Takes

An Ode to Tabitha Lenox, the Forgotten Soap Opera Witch of 'Passions'

"Passions" may have ended 10 years ago, but we're still transfixed by how Tabitha played equal parts Greek chorus to the quaint neighborhood’s conflicts, and arbiter of chaos.
Shamira Ibrahim
10.3.18
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